As a legal support professional, you will work directly under the supervision of a lawyer. In your role, you could be responsible for a variety of activities including: background work for case prep, preparation for trial, and research to identify the appropriate laws, judicial decisions, legal articles and other material. You may prepare a written report that is used by the attorney to decide how the case should be handled, along with preparing legal arguments or pleadings. Other responsibilities could include investigation, photography, process serving, obtaining affidavits and keeping files of all documents and correspondence important to the case. Secretarial services are normally required as well.
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